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Basic math & pre-algebra for dummies / by Mark Zegarelli.

Zegarelli, Mark. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781119293637
  • ISBN: 1119293634
  • Physical Description: xv, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2014.

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General Note: "A Wiley brand."
Previous ed.: 2007.
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra -- Getting a handle on whole numbers -- Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents -- Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets -- The x-files: introduction to algebra -- The part of tens.
Part 1: Getting started with basic math and pre-algebra. -- 1. Playing the numbers game -- 2. It's all in the fingers: numbers and digits -- 3. The big four: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division -- Part 2: Getting a handle on whole numbers. -- 4. Putting the big four operations to work -- 5. A question of values: evaluating arithmetic expressions -- 6. Say what? Turning words into numbers -- 7. Divisibility -- 8. Fabulous factors and marvelous multiples -- Part 3: Parts of the whole: fractions, decimals, and percents. -- 9. Fooling with fractions -- 10. Parting ways: fractions and the big four operations -- 11. Dallying with decimals -- 12. Playing with percents -- 13. Word problems with fractions, decimals, and percents -- Part 4: Picturing and measuring: graphs, measures, stats, and sets. -- 14. A perfect ten: condensing numbers with scientific notation -- 15. How much have you got? Weights and measures -- 16. Picture this: basic geometry -- 17. Seeing is believing: graphing as a visual tool -- 18. Solving geometry and measurement word problems -- 19. Figuring your chances: statistics and probability -- 20. Setting things up with basic set theory -- Part 5: The x-files: introduction to algebra. -- 21. Enter Mr. X: algebra and algebraic expressions -- 22. Unmasking Mr. X: algebraic equations -- 23. Putting Mr. X to work: algebra word problems -- Part 6: The part of tens. -- 24. Ten little math demons that trip people up -- 25. Ten important number sets to know.
Summary, etc.: A fun and accessible guide to the fundamentals of math. Conquer your math anxiety forever with the easy-to-follow instructions and practical exercises in this guide.
Subject: Mathematics > Problems, exercises, etc.
Mathematics.
Algebra > Problems, exercises, etc.
Algebra.

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